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Why aren't some nurses who are required to care for Covid patients paid hazard pay?

February 8th, 2022

Because the MBA's that run healthcare don't care about the nurses. They care about the $$.

February 11th, 2022

It depends on the facility and or company. It may be not be safe in the budget. However I have received hazard pay and I certainly wouldn’t work without it,
I am fully vaccinate and hand received the booster.

January 14th, 2022

Only a few companies offer hazard pay. Some offer COVID PTO pay. I think it is something that we should really request from our organizations.

February 16th, 2023

Then you get hazard pay for MRSA, Influenza, MDRO's, and any other patients that require isolation. Yes it is cost, but there are guidelines for wearing PPE.